Transient Erythroblastopenia of Childhood Medication

Updated: Sep 17, 2019
  • Author: Lennox H Huang, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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  • Treatment with corticosteroids and erythropoietin is unnecessary. Difficulty in distinguishing Diamond-Blackfan anemia (a corticosteroid-responsive condition) from transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC) has led to corticosteroid treatment and subsequent resolution in some individuals with transient erythroblastopenia of childhood.

  • Whether these isolated reports are true incidents of corticosteroid-responsive transient erythroblastopenia of childhood or whether the anemia can resolve independently of corticosteroid treatment is unclear.